Fresno Superior Court

Fresno Courts

We represent 263 workers at Fresno Superior Courts (Units 6 & 15)
Picture above:  Membership Meeting on July 20, 2017

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Mayday-Save the DateJoin SEIU Local 521 members and various community partners, elected officials and faith leaders as we honor International Workers’ Day in Downtown Fresno.

This #MayDay join us in honoring labor with our brothers and sisters from various unions and community organizations as they continue to fight for workers’ rights and preserve a high quality of life for our community.

Print and distribute the flyer: Mayday-Save the Date (PDF)

Fresno County Strong #MayDay Our Workers | Our Community

Tuesday May 1, 2018
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Press Conference & Rally)
Court House Park, 1100 Van Ness Ave. Fresno, CA 93721

Please RSVP at (559) 447-2579 or

Chapter Officers Elections 2018-2020 Term
Ballots were mailed to all members in good standing at their mailing address on file on Monday, April 16

Election Committee Members:  Steven Raley, Veronica Espinoza, Rhonda Caprioglio & JoAnn Nunes

2018 Contract Negotiations Survey

Make YOUR voice heard….What do you and your family deserve?

Our contract is set to expire with Fresno Superior Court on September 30, 2018.  The Bargaining Team needs to prepare proposals that represent the true needs of employees and their families.  They MUST HEAR FROM YOU!  Please take the time to fill out the survey and make your needs a priority!  Please complete survey by Friday, April 27.

Click here to print survey: FSC 2018 Bargaining Survey 4.10.18(PDF)

Click here to take survey online:


Court Lobby Day on May 17

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Chapter News Archive

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Court Voluntary Furlough Program FY 2017/2018 Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to FAQ, click here: Fresno Courts Voluntary Furlough Program FY 20172018 FAQ (PDF)

Chapter News Archive

Chapter Meetings & Events

Chapter Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of every month

Date: Thursday, May 17
Time:  12-1 p.m.
Location:  Fresno Superior Court, Dept. 53
1100 Van Ness Ave., Fresno


  • Bargaining Survey
  • Questions & Answers

Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP to (559) 447-2579 or by email to

Sign Up Here for Steward Trainings: Fresno

Chapter Leadership

Courts Leadership
President – Denise Dedmon
Unit 6 Vice President – Vacant
Unit 15 Vice President – Mary Martinusen
Chief Steward – Vera Coots
Secretary/Treasurer – Lucy Saucedo

Shop Stewards
Vera Coots


Chapter Contract(s)

Files in PDF format

Fresno Superior Court Bylaws
Fresno Superior Courts Unit 6 MOU (9/30/2016 – 9/30/2018)
Fresno Superior Courts Unit 15 MOU (9/30/2016 – 9/30/2018)
Unit 15 Sideletter Agreement Book Purchases 9.21.17
Fresno Superior Courts Voluntary Furlough Leave Program 2017-2018


Chapter News Archive

Files in PDF format

FSC, Leadership Nomination Form Due 4.6.18 (PDF)
FSC Membership Meeting 3.15.18
FSC Meeting 2.15.18
FSC Meeting 1.18.18
Fresno Superior Courts PERB Ruling (PDF)
Members win PERB Ruling on ULP: PERB Ruling (PDF)
Fresno Courts Chapter Newsletter March 2017
FSC Meeting 2.16.17
FSC Court Reporters Meeting Flyer 2.8.17
FSC, Contract Ratification Vote Results Flyer 10.5.16 (PDF)Fact Sheet (PDF)
FC Member to Member Flyer
FSC August Newsletter 8.9.16 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Flyer 10.20.16
Fresno Courts Bargaining Survey July 2016 (PDF)
Court Workers Solidarity Day 5.25.16
Court Update March 2016
Fresno Courts Meeting Flyer 5.19.16 (PDF)
FSC Meeting Flyer 3.17.16
FSC, Leadership Nomination Flyer 2.18.16 (PDF)

Governor’s 2017-18 Judicial Branch Budget Proposal Released Jan. 10
The Governor’s proposed fiscal year 2017-2018 budget was released January 10, 2017.  To review the proposal, click here: Judicial Council of California 2017-18 Budget Update (PDF)


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